About Us

The Kids In Need Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization founded in 1995. The Foundation’s mission is to ensure that every child is prepared to learn and succeed by providing free school supplies nationally to students most in need.

What We Do

  • Provide free school supplies to students and teachers through the Kids In Need National Network of Resource Centers
  • Award grants to teachers for innovative classroom projects through the Kids In Need Teacher Grants program
  • Develop community school supplies giveaway programs through the School Ready Supplies program

How We Do It

  • Financial donors
  • Program sponsors
  • Product procurement
  • Presence at trade shows

Kids In Need Foundation Annual Report – 2013
2013 Annual Report

Kids In Need Timeline

Read more to learn about the history of the Kids In Need Foundation.


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